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MATERIAL HANDLER SUPERVISOR (Full-time)
Supervise the flow of donated goods throughout the production area, supporting the individual production areas with incoming material and removal of salvage and trash, generating revenue to support the Mission of Seattle Goodwill.
Coordinate the efforts of the Dock and Staging staff with production areas, transportation, and the Production Manager.
Maintain a good working relationship with other production departments.
Write periodic performance reviews for all reporting personnel.
Maintain attendance information on all reporting personnel and work with the appropriate counselor to address attendance issues.
Audit quality decisions of material moving to salvage and to the production floor.
Maintain a clean work environment.
Uphold safe work practices in support of a safety culture through awareness and observation; assist in safety training of employees; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
Provide trainees with appropriate supervision and direction.
Provide monthly feedback to trainees about their performance.
Model good attendance and work behaviors for core staff and trainees.
Oversee baling of salvage textiles.
Oversee scrap metal operation.
Requisition production supplies as needed and maintain inventories on hand.
Provide ongoing training of all personnel in quality and sorting decisions.
Consistent and safe execution of duties associated with forklift operation when certified to Seattle Goodwill standards.*
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience: 1 year production experience. Minimum six months experience in a supervisory role. Working knowledge of material handling: familiarity with dock equipment, lifting and handling techniques.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses: Forklift Certification Required*
Essential Physical Abilities:
Must be able to: lift, and carry for short distances, up to 35-100 lbs. Must be able to stand on concrete floor for up to 8 hours/day. Must have well-developed fine motor control and the ability to grasp, handle, finger and manipulate small and large items. Must have full range of body motion with the ability to reach above head, stoop, bend, and squat. Must be able to: perform repetitive fine motor functions with fingers, wrists and arms, without pain or loss of function. Able to travel across a wide variety of surfaces including, but not limited to, ramps, stairs, and uneven terrain. Able to use a standard telephone and wireless audio communication system; sit or stand for moderately long periods of time, communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people, including those with limited English skills. Must be able to maintain reliable attendance.
Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:
Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,
Communicating with the public
Creating written communication
Completing written orders
Outdoors and warehouse environment, temperature varies, exposure to dust.